On 14/9/11 09:49, "vera lowe" <v.lowe(a)btinternet.com> wrote:
There was a TV program on "Coast" showing a tour round
Pembrokeshire - my
home county - and when it got to St. Govan's it called the tiny chapel in
the cove, St. Govan's Chapel I always thought it was St. Non's, the mother
According to "The Buildings of Wales - Pembrokeshire", St Non's Chapel (now
"just low walls, rectangular and impossible to date") is in a field below St
Non's Well near St Non's Bay just south of St David's.
The "Twr-y-Felin" History and Guide to St David's also states " above
(St Non's) Bay stand the ruins of St Non's Chapel which mark the spot where
the Patron Saint, David, is said to have been born".
The chapel in Bosherston Parish in the south of the county is St Govan's and
is, according to "The Buildings of Wales - Pembrokeshire", "the little
mediaeval chapel perched above sea level on a shelf amid precipitous cliffs,
reached by a steep flight of rock-cut steps". It's half a mile west of St